TALLAHASSEE — Brad Ashwell, the Florida State Director of All Voting is Local, testified before the Florida House of Representatives’ Appropriations Committee to voice concerns about the anti-voting measures contained in House Bill 7061.
TALLAHASSEE — All Voting is Local Florida sent letters Friday requesting supervisors of elections in various counties throughout the state to offer voting materials in additional languages. Currently, election officials in most of these areas are only obligated to ensure accessibility for Spanish-speaking voters, due to clauses under the Voting Rights Act. Florida’s increasingly diverse population, however, has created the need for more provisions that cover widely spoken languages in the state like Haitian-Creole, Mandarin, German and Portuguese.
LUZERNE COUNTY, Pa. — A coalition of Pennsylvania organizations are urging Luzerne County election officials to adopt pro-voter principles in their planning for future elections. In order to protect the freedom to vote and prevent barriers to the ballot, the organizations are calling on the county to take measures that include ensuring the availability of voting options and voter education materials.
DETROIT — All Voting is Local Michigan, Voters Not Politicians, Detroit Action, and Michigan United are calling on the Detroit City Council to pass a resolution that allows for increased voting access for Detroiters. In the letter, the groups requested that the city council expand early voting access, increase public funding for tools like ballot drop boxes, and take steps to provide faster voting results.
TALLAHASSEE — All Voting is Local Florida will host a virtual press briefing in partnership with fellow voting rights advocates on Monday, February 14 at 10 a.m. ET to express their concern over the drastic changes being proposed to Florida’s elections by current legislation.
TALLAHASSEE — All Voting is Local Florida, La Mesa Boricua de Florida, Iniciativa Acción Puertorriqueña, Alianza for Progress and Chispa Florida today urged Orange County Supervisor of Election Bill Cowles to establish an early voting site in the Lake Nona region, southeast of downtown Orlando.